Fibers

Dr. Philip Bradford

Assistant Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Textile Engineering, Material Science, Carbon Nanotubes, Carbon Fiber, 3d Weaving

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Colleges
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Dr. Russell Gorga

Associate Professor And Program Director

Producing polymer fibers (including nanofibers and nanocomposite fibers) with superior mechanical, barrier and conducitive properties; fabrication and characterization of novel scaffolds for functional tissue engineering and filtration applications; incorporation of nanoparticles for improved strength, conductivity, and optimal fiber morphology; bicomponent fibers to optimize structural integrity and surface functionality of the fibrous structure; development of scaffolds with antimicrobial properties.

Areas of Expertise
Fibers
Polymer Science
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Dr. Jesse Jur

Assistant Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

MicroElectronics, Nanosciences, Surface Modification, Fibers and Polymers Technical Textiles and Textile Structures

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Colleges
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Dr. Martin King

Professor Of Textile Chemistry, Engineering And Science And Director Of Undergraduate Programs

Biotextiles; biomaterials science; and implantable medical devices.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Polymer Science
Colleges
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Dr. Marian McCord

Associate Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Barrier fabrics - chemical and biological; nanocomposite fibers; structure/property relationship of fibers; plasma surface modification; comfort in materials

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Colleges
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Dr. Stephen Michielsen

Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Surface modification of polymers; nanotechnology; smart polymers; nonwovens; structure/property/process relationships; Raman spectroscopy of polymers; polymer physics. Currently developing specialized coatings which, when exposed to visible light, inactivate virtually all viruses and kill most bacteria.

Areas of Expertise
polymer materials
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Technology
Colleges
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Dr. William Oxenham

Associate Dean For Academic Programs, Textile & Apparel Technology & Management

Fiber/process interactions and in particular the damage suffered by fibers as they pass through various processing stages; yarn formation process and how this influences yarn structure and properties; translation of fiber parameters into yarn properties and how these are in turn carried forward into fabric quality; techniques for assessing quality.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Colleges
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Dr. Jon Rust

Department Head And Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Cotton fiber properties; short staple yarn manufacturing; textile technologies.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Technology
Colleges
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